Rules

REGULATION FREE ROOM

In ZERO Box Lodge, when you are creative, you sleep for free.

The Free Room is a replica from one of the ZERO sleeping boxes. You will find it at the entrance of our Box Lodge. You can see through it. 

It’s an art box experience that creates a dynamic from the inside out and from the outside in.

It will be the living installation of the entire ZERO Box Lodge’s project.

Anything goes.

But there are rules.

 

OBJECTIVES

1.1. The Free Room will be an installation, live or not, but permanent, at the entrance of ZERO Box Lodge, in Porto. It is a copy of the sleeping boxes but it is transparent, in glass, with the purpose to be a see through box, in order to work as a bubble of artistic experience. It has a bathroom that is not transparent. It will be occupied throughout the year and will allow the participation of all those who present artistic, cultural, innovative proposals of the most diverse and surprising formats and areas that will conform to the objectives and rules of The Free Room.

1.2. The Free Room aims to promote the cultural agitator element that so much characterises the ZERO Box Lodge project. The Free Room is intended to be used as a laboratory space but can retain its original function – to be a room, a box, where one can sleep. Meaning, sleeping can also be an artistic installation. And for free.

1.3. This Regulation defines how the Free Room will work in terms of how can the cultural projects/installations/proposals use that space, namely, which kind of proposals may be considered to be presented.

 

2. PARTICIPATION REQUIREMENTS

2.1. All citizens, national or foreign, with authorisation to visit or stay in Portugal, or entities holding an idea or project that can be exhibited / lived in the Free Room, in this glass experience box can register aa proposal to participate. The Free Room is visible to everyone who walks in ZERO Box Lodge and to the community that physically and virtually is connected to the digital concept of ZERO Box Lodge. Whatever is happening at the Free Room will be streamed and will be available for broadcast within the space of ZERO or in Internet. 

2.2. Only persons over the age of 18 can apply.

2.3. To use, be part of The Free Room, applicants must always present a proposal that implies an idea of ​​art, of installation, of bringing something new that is also an experience for those who constantly watch what is happening inside the glass box.

2.4. Those who present a proposal for the Free Room must send the details of the project, the start and end date of the activity. The duration of the proposals may vary from one day, one week, one month – the ZERO Box Lodge Administration will aprove the ideas most suitable to the Free Room’s purposes.

2.5. Participations or proposals that contain content (s) that may be considered offensive or morally questionable, such as sexually explicit scenes, violence, among others, will not be considered.

2.6. No dangerous objects, explosive items, flammable items or any other weapon that might endanger the participants, visitors, or the staff of ZERO, can not be carried into the Free Room.

2.7. The projects can be developed in groups, although the maximum capacity for overnight accommodation in the box is 2 people. This rule may, however, be changed if the Administration finds that it is justified, within the framework of a submitted and selected proposal. 

2.8. Proposals with profitable intentions or any commercial purposes will not be considered. Unless justified by reasons related to the intervention / activity and with the agreement of the ZERO Box Lodge’s Administration.

2.9. Participation in the Free Room may not be related or used for fraudulent, illegal, dangerous, defamatory or obscene purposes.

 

3. DELIVERY OF PROPOSALS

Proposals to participate at the Free Room can be submitted throughout the year.

 

4. HOW TO PARTICIPATE

4.1. To participate, each person or entity should send their idea / proposal to the email porto@thezerohotels.com, describing in detail the activity, date (beginning and end), duration and the format in which the proposal will be fulfilled within the Free Room as well as email and mobile contacts.

 

5. ACCEPTANCE OF THE SELECTED

5.1. The qualification of the selected ideias will take into account the innovation, adequacy and relation of the proposal with the general environment of the ZERO Box Lodge project.

5.2. Those selected will be contacted for a more detailed presentation of the proposal to the ZERO Box Lodge Administration and to discuss the best way to implement it in the Free Room.

5.3. Only proposals with a minimum advance of 2 weeks will be accepted.

5.4. Participants will have one week to respond and / or accept the conditions defined by the ZERO Box Lodge Administration.

 

6. DATA PROTECTION

6.1. During the time that the selected idea/proposal is displayed in the Free Room, images – photography, audio and video – will be registered and owned by ZERO Box Lodge, being accepted by the participants that both the ZERO Box Lodge and the public are free to capture and share all kind of activity that results from what is taking place at the Free Room.

6.2. Throughout the time that the selected idea/proposal is displayed at the Free Room, ZERO Box Lodge’s Administration reserves the right to continually record/register all activity taking place in the Free Room and use those same photographs, audio and video in any of the communication and promotion formats used by ZERO Box Lodge. Those selected will sign a document prior to their participation reinforcing this authorisation.

6.3. The ZERO Box Lodge Administration reserves the right to publish, to share in live streaming, partially or fully, all the activity developed within the Free Room – images, audio and video.

6.4. Participants accept the total transfer rights of all images and the provision of content or any information, in any format, resulting from their participation at the Free Room. This clause is necessary and mandatory for communication purposes of the initiative, in all formats – official site ZERO Box Lodge, facebook, instagram, twitter, and other means that exist or may exist and may be used by ZERO Box Lodge.

6.5. All items in this clause do not apply to the Free Room bathroom where images will not be captured.

 

7. CHANGES AND DISTINCTIONS

7.1. The ZERO Box Lodge Administration may, in prior agreement with the participant (s), and at least two weeks in advance, amend, suspend or cancel any proposal approved for the Free Room.

7.2. The artist is obliged to inform the ZERO Box Lodge Administration of withdrawals, and the proposals are not renewable, unless previously agreed with the Administration.

7.3. The modification of dates or of the proposal is possible, with previous authorisation of the Administration of ZERO Box Lodge, with an advance of 2 weeks.

 

8. GENERAL CONDITIONS

8.1. All participants in the Free Room, wherever justified, should always follow the ZERO Box Lodge staff ‘s instructions on the spot.

8.2. The ZERO Box Lodge Administration will not be liable for any personal accident, offence, loss or damage caused to the participants or for the loss of any personal belongings of the participants during their stay in the Free Room.

8.3. Any participant who acts in bad faith, and participates in misrepresenting the proposal initially approved by the ZERO Box Lodge Administration, will be automatically excluded.

8.4. The mere fact of participating implies the acceptance of the caption and storage of images, sound and video, as well as its use at any time, as well as the other rules contained in the regulation.

8.5. At the end of each participation, the Free Room should be left in the same conditions it was found, except for the normal use of the commodities. It is not allowed to paint, pierce, glue or permanently intervene in any physical support inside and outside the space, including floors, ceilings, walls and furniture.

8.6. ZERO Box Lodge does not guarantee transportation of persons or goods, unless previously agreed with the Administration.

8.7. Except as otherwise agreed in advance with the ZERO Box Lodge’s Administration, meals will not be provided to participants and / or their teams related with the projects / interventions presented in the Free Room.

8.8. Participants will be able to use ZERO Box Lodge’s social spaces in accordance with any guest, including the sauna, respecting the staff’s recommendations.

8.9. The Administration of ZERO Box Lodge may provide some previously agreed tools or materials.

8.10. The works created within the Free Room are property of the participants, being reserved to  the ZERO Box Lodge’s Administration the ownership of all sound, video and photo images captured from the Free Room.

 

9. CONTACTS

freeroom@thezerohotels.com

Rules

REGULATION FREE ROOM

In ZERO Box Lodge, when you are creative, you sleep for free.

The Free Room is a replica from one of the ZERO sleeping boxes. You will find it at the entrance of our Box Lodge. You can see through it. 

It’s an art box experience that creates a dynamic from the inside out and from the outside in.

It will be the living installation of the entire ZERO Box Lodge’s project.

Anything goes.

But there are rules.

 

OBJECTIVES

1.1. The Free Room will be an installation, live or not, but permanent, at the entrance of ZERO Box Lodge, in Porto. It is a copy of the sleeping boxes but it is transparent, in glass, with the purpose to be a see through box, in order to work as a bubble of artistic experience. It has a bathroom that is not transparent. It will be occupied throughout the year and will allow the participation of all those who present artistic, cultural, innovative proposals of the most diverse and surprising formats and areas that will conform to the objectives and rules of The Free Room.

1.2. The Free Room aims to promote the cultural agitator element that so much characterises the ZERO Box Lodge project. The Free Room is intended to be used as a laboratory space but can retain its original function – to be a room, a box, where one can sleep. Meaning, sleeping can also be an artistic installation. And for free.

1.3. This Regulation defines how the Free Room will work in terms of how can the cultural projects/installations/proposals use that space, namely, which kind of proposals may be considered to be presented.

 

2. PARTICIPATION REQUIREMENTS

2.1. All citizens, national or foreign, with authorisation to visit or stay in Portugal, or entities holding an idea or project that can be exhibited / lived in the Free Room, in this glass experience box can register aa proposal to participate. The Free Room is visible to everyone who walks in ZERO Box Lodge and to the community that physically and virtually is connected to the digital concept of ZERO Box Lodge. Whatever is happening at the Free Room will be streamed and will be available for broadcast within the space of ZERO or in Internet. 

2.2. Only persons over the age of 18 can apply.

2.3. To use, be part of The Free Room, applicants must always present a proposal that implies an idea of ​​art, of installation, of bringing something new that is also an experience for those who constantly watch what is happening inside the glass box.

2.4. Those who present a proposal for the Free Room must send the details of the project, the start and end date of the activity. The duration of the proposals may vary from one day, one week, one month – the ZERO Box Lodge Administration will aprove the ideas most suitable to the Free Room’s purposes.

2.5. Participations or proposals that contain content (s) that may be considered offensive or morally questionable, such as sexually explicit scenes, violence, among others, will not be considered.

2.6. No dangerous objects, explosive items, flammable items or any other weapon that might endanger the participants, visitors, or the staff of ZERO, can not be carried into the Free Room.

2.7. The projects can be developed in groups, although the maximum capacity for overnight accommodation in the box is 2 people. This rule may, however, be changed if the Administration finds that it is justified, within the framework of a submitted and selected proposal. 

2.8. Proposals with profitable intentions or any commercial purposes will not be considered. Unless justified by reasons related to the intervention / activity and with the agreement of the ZERO Box Lodge’s Administration.

2.9. Participation in the Free Room may not be related or used for fraudulent, illegal, dangerous, defamatory or obscene purposes.

 

3. DELIVERY OF PROPOSALS

Proposals to participate at the Free Room can be submitted throughout the year.

 

4. HOW TO PARTICIPATE

4.1. To participate, each person or entity should send their idea / proposal to the email porto@thezerohotels.com, describing in detail the activity, date (beginning and end), duration and the format in which the proposal will be fulfilled within the Free Room as well as email and mobile contacts.

 

5. ACCEPTANCE OF THE SELECTED

5.1. The qualification of the selected ideias will take into account the innovation, adequacy and relation of the proposal with the general environment of the ZERO Box Lodge project.

5.2. Those selected will be contacted for a more detailed presentation of the proposal to the ZERO Box Lodge Administration and to discuss the best way to implement it in the Free Room.

5.3. Only proposals with a minimum advance of 2 weeks will be accepted.

5.4. Participants will have one week to respond and / or accept the conditions defined by the ZERO Box Lodge Administration.

 

6. DATA PROTECTION

6.1. During the time that the selected idea/proposal is displayed in the Free Room, images – photography, audio and video – will be registered and owned by ZERO Box Lodge, being accepted by the participants that both the ZERO Box Lodge and the public are free to capture and share all kind of activity that results from what is taking place at the Free Room.

6.2. Throughout the time that the selected idea/proposal is displayed at the Free Room, ZERO Box Lodge’s Administration reserves the right to continually record/register all activity taking place in the Free Room and use those same photographs, audio and video in any of the communication and promotion formats used by ZERO Box Lodge. Those selected will sign a document prior to their participation reinforcing this authorisation.

6.3. The ZERO Box Lodge Administration reserves the right to publish, to share in live streaming, partially or fully, all the activity developed within the Free Room – images, audio and video.

6.4. Participants accept the total transfer rights of all images and the provision of content or any information, in any format, resulting from their participation at the Free Room. This clause is necessary and mandatory for communication purposes of the initiative, in all formats – official site ZERO Box Lodge, facebook, instagram, twitter, and other means that exist or may exist and may be used by ZERO Box Lodge.

6.5. All items in this clause do not apply to the Free Room bathroom where images will not be captured.

 

7. CHANGES AND DISTINCTIONS

7.1. The ZERO Box Lodge Administration may, in prior agreement with the participant (s), and at least two weeks in advance, amend, suspend or cancel any proposal approved for the Free Room.

7.2. The artist is obliged to inform the ZERO Box Lodge Administration of withdrawals, and the proposals are not renewable, unless previously agreed with the Administration.

7.3. The modification of dates or of the proposal is possible, with previous authorisation of the Administration of ZERO Box Lodge, with an advance of 2 weeks.

 

8. GENERAL CONDITIONS

8.1. All participants in the Free Room, wherever justified, should always follow the ZERO Box Lodge staff ‘s instructions on the spot.

8.2. The ZERO Box Lodge Administration will not be liable for any personal accident, offence, loss or damage caused to the participants or for the loss of any personal belongings of the participants during their stay in the Free Room.

8.3. Any participant who acts in bad faith, and participates in misrepresenting the proposal initially approved by the ZERO Box Lodge Administration, will be automatically excluded.

8.4. The mere fact of participating implies the acceptance of the caption and storage of images, sound and video, as well as its use at any time, as well as the other rules contained in the regulation.

8.5. At the end of each participation, the Free Room should be left in the same conditions it was found, except for the normal use of the commodities. It is not allowed to paint, pierce, glue or permanently intervene in any physical support inside and outside the space, including floors, ceilings, walls and furniture.

8.6. ZERO Box Lodge does not guarantee transportation of persons or goods, unless previously agreed with the Administration.

8.7. Except as otherwise agreed in advance with the ZERO Box Lodge’s Administration, meals will not be provided to participants and / or their teams related with the projects / interventions presented in the Free Room.

8.8. Participants will be able to use ZERO Box Lodge’s social spaces in accordance with any guest, including the sauna, respecting the staff’s recommendations.

8.9. The Administration of ZERO Box Lodge may provide some previously agreed tools or materials.

8.10. The works created within the Free Room are property of the participants, being reserved to  the ZERO Box Lodge’s Administration the ownership of all sound, video and photo images captured from the Free Room.

 

9. CONTACTS

freeroom@thezerohotels.com

 

freeroom@thezerohotels.com

FREE ROOM

 

Box replica with glass, where is possible to sleep for free, is presented artistic, cultural and innovative ideas.

 

The living installation of ZERO Box Lodge.
A creative dialogue with guests, artists or just visitors.

 

Free Room is a permanent living installation at Zero Box Lodge entrance, in Porto.

A place to observe and be observed. Not suitable for the shy!


								

 

Would you like to stay at FREE ROOM?
Send us your idea and you just might be our next guest!

 

freeroom@thezerohotels.com

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Contacts

Rua do Ateneu Comercial do Porto, 13
4000-380 Porto

porto@thezerohotels.com
+351 227 662 342

Schedule

ZERO BOX LODGE PORTO IS OPEN 24/7


O CARNICEIRO
Breakfast - Daily: 7am - 7pm
Lunch - Daily: 12am - 7pm
Dinner - Daily: 7pm - 12pm


BIG BAD BANK BAR
Monday to Wednesday: 6pm – 1am
Thursday to Saturday: 6pm – 2am


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4000-380 Porto

party@thezerohotels.com
+351 227 662 342

ZERO is a Box Lodge

 

Our boxes don’t have

Windows

Our boxes have

Linen
Air conditioning
A private bathroom with shower, hairdryer, free toiletries and towels

Our boxes don’t allow

Pets
Smoking (neither in the boxes nor in closed common areas)

Our boxes allow

Children – they are welcome but there is no capacity for extra beds

Out of your boxes you have everything

24 hour front desk
Wi-Fi
Restaurant
Bar
Sun terrace
Water tanks
Sauna
Cinema
Bookstop